El caribe colombiano

Para muchos viajar al caribe Colombiano consiste en caminar las impecables calles de Cartagena y quizás visitar el Parque Nacional Tayrona. La costa caribe colombiana, sin embargo, es una de las regiones mas variadas del país y es riquísima en cultura , naturaleza e idílicas playas. Como una imagen habla mas que mil palabras…para que […]

Carnival du Barranquilla

  En cette époque du carnaval, je ne pouvais éviter cet article sur un événement grandiose: le fameux carnaval de Barranquilla, qui a lieu tous les ans et dure une semaine. Une semaine de fête, de musique et de déguisements: une semaine de folie! Ce carnaval est réputé dans le monde entier, c’est le deuxième […]

Is Colombia safe for gay travel

  With the steady march of gay rights over the last thirty years or so, in the world in general as much as here in Colombia –  where, despite the efforts of anti-gay rights campaigners it looks like same sex marriage will be more than just a theoretical possibility before too long – the gay travel industry […]

A Sombrero Vueltiao

  Although everybody loves Colombia´s Caribbean coast (just check out last week´s gallery again if you yourself still don´t), sometimes I get the feeling that its inhabitants, generally referred to as Costeños, often get a raw deal. In particular, it sometimes appears that some residents of the two major Colombian cities, Bogota and Medellin, can sometimes […]

Joe Arroyo

If you’re speaking in sporting circles, very rarely – probably once in the history of a particular sport – an athlete comes along that forces the rules of a game to be changed. In my two favourite sports; there was basketball’s Wilt Chamberlain, and cricket’s Donald Bradman. If you’re talking about another kind of sport, […]